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Author : Jason Dobry
Jason Dobry
September 08, 2019

What is a Content Delivery Network (CDN)?

How content delivery network (CDN) services work and definitions for specific terms commonly associated with CDN.
September 08, 2019

How to purchase Nexcess shared hosting plans

How to use our website to purchase a non-cloud, shared hosting plan for Magento or WordPress.
September 08, 2019

How to use SiteWorx to install ExpressionEngine

Learn how Nexcess clients on physical (non-cloud) servers can install ExpressionEngine using SiteWorx. This method requires SSH access. See the Nexcess Knowledge Base for more details regarding SSH.
September 08, 2019

How to secure your ExpressionEngine site

Learn how to secure your ExpressionEngine (EE) site — including some of best practices in the area of security for the purpose of hardening your EE site.
September 08, 2019

How to report abuse to Nexcess

Learn how to report abuse to Nexcess. We define "abuse" as anything that violates our Acceptable Use Policy. Nexcess clients and third parties should report all abuse to the Nexcess Abuse Team.
September 08, 2019

What is ExpressionEngine?

ExpressionEngine (EE) is a modular Content Management System (CMS). Nexcess is an official ExpressEngine hosting partner with a platform optimized for this CMS and expert technical support.
September 08, 2019

What are managed and unmanaged service plans?

What are the differences between managed and unmanaged Nexcess web hosting service plans? The differences relate to the services included, such as maintenance, security, and troubleshooting.
September 08, 2019

What are the benefits of dedicated IP addresses?

The most significant benefit of dedicated IP addresses involves not sharing an IP address with potential email spammers, who can be blacklisted by mail servers. Nexcess offers dedicated IP addresses.
September 08, 2019

What is the PHP-FPM limit (max_children)?

The PHP FastCGI Process Manager (PHP-FPM) limit, often referred to as max_children, refers to the setting for the maximum number of concurrent PHP-FPM processes allowed to run on a web server.
September 06, 2019

How to set up Let’s Encrypt

How to install Let's Encrypt, a type of self-generated SSL certificate available for Nexcess non-cloud clients.
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